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01.26.16
Pepper the robot is going to staff an entire phone store
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Pepper the robot is going to staff an entire phone store

Are you happy to buy a smartphone contract from a robot?

By M. Smith,   01.26.16
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11.04.15
Sprint faces 'thousands' of job cuts and price hikes
11.04.15

Sprint faces 'thousands' of job cuts and price hikes

Sprint has been ordered to slash more than $2 billion from its budget, and that can only mean one thing.

By D. Cooper,   11.04.15
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09.18.15
Pepper the companion robot has a lot of growing up to do
09.18.15

Pepper the companion robot has a lot of growing up to do

Home robots are coming, they just need to start acting like adults first.

By R. Baldwin,   09.18.15
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09.08.15
One of Japan's lovable store robots was drunkenly punted
09.08.15

One of Japan's lovable store robots was drunkenly punted

Pepper, Softbank's emotion-sensing robot, was kicked by a drunken 60-year-old in Japan.

By D. Cooper,   09.08.15
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07.02.15
Robot autopsy shows Pepper's head may be replaceable
07.02.15

Robot autopsy shows Pepper's head may be replaceable

Adorable robot Pepper gets a not-so-adorable autopsy.

By S. Dent,   07.02.15
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06.22.15
SoftBank's cutesy Pepper robot sells out in one minute
06.22.15

SoftBank's cutesy Pepper robot sells out in one minute

If you always wanted a robot butler to greet guests, amuse kids or be a live-action version of Cor...

By S. Dent,   06.22.15
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06.18.15
SoftBank's adorable Pepper robot goes on sale this Saturday
06.18.15

SoftBank's adorable Pepper robot goes on sale this Saturday

Japanese robot Pepper is ready to unthaw the hearts of any consumer who wants one. Maker Softbank...

By S. Dent,   06.18.15
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02.23.15
Softbank prices its Pepper robot out of some developers' pockets
02.23.15

Softbank prices its Pepper robot out of some developers' pockets

Softbank's adorable robot may be short and cute, but it'll still cost the price of a secondhand ca...

By D. Cooper,   02.23.15
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02.10.15
IBM's Watson taking crash course in Japanese for SoftBank
02.10.15

IBM's Watson taking crash course in Japanese for SoftBank

IBM's publicity-loving supercomputer Watson has a new job in Japan for wireless carrier SoftBank d...

By S. Dent,   02.10.15
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